Port Stephens Dolphin Watching Cruise

Nelson Bay / Port Stephens is often described as the “Dolphin Capital of Eastern Australia”. The inner harbour has a resident population of 165 bottlenose dolphins. Take a harbour cruise to view the dolphins and other residents including sea turtles and pelicans. The vessel features three open observation decks with 360-degree views. On the return journey a boom net is lowered into the water. Guests can take a trip down the slide into the net below and ride in the vessel's wake. Enjoy free time to explore Nelson Bay. There's a playground for the kids, boutiques, souvenir shops and plenty of waterfront restaurants, cafe's and pubs to grab a bite to eat.
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  • Duration

    6 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $109.99
    Children (12 & under) from $79.99


Bring your camera!


Tea and coffee is served on departure There are many lunch options available (own expense)

Special Notes

Guests must negotiate some steps on boarding and disembarking the vessel Dolphins are wild marine mammals. While dolphin sightings are common they cannot be guaranteed Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water Wear a swimsuit under your clothes and bring a towel if you wish to experience the boom net.
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